Shanghai – Hamburg 2011

International Exchange – Shanghai Youth Federation


In cooperation with the City of Hamburg/Youth Department Eimsbüttel,  Hamburg SuchtPräventionsZentrum, the Apostelkirche Eimbüttel, KIZ, and Jugendsozialarbeit Schanzenviertel, the visit of the delegation of Shanghai Youth Federation took place from July 11th to 16th  2011 in Hamburg.



Delegation from Shangai Youth Federation visiting town hall Hamburg:

Staatsrat Schmidt, Mr. Herms, Gerneralkonsulin Ms. Chen, Mr. Pan Min, Mr. Mu Quing, Mr. Yao Qiang, Ms. Zhang Jing Jing


The Secretary of Chinese Communist Youth League/Shanghai Committee and honourable President of Shanghai Youth Federation, Mr. Pan Min alongside with Mr. Mu Qing, Mr. Yao Qian and Ms Zahng Jing Jing, visited the city of Hamburg to get an overview and impression on activities in youth-social-work.


Shanghai delegation at the municipal district office in Hamburg Eimsbüttel:

Mr. Mu, Mr. Yao, Ms. Zhang, Mr. Pan, Dr. Seveke, Ms. Samtleben, Mr. Requardt, Ms. Hillen


Alongside youth social work, another key-aspect of the exchange was exsessive internet and drug addiction of youth and youngsters. The delegation visited Prof. Thomasius and his team in the University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE) for information and exchange of thoughts and ideas. Also visited was the Come In, a stationary facility for therapy of addicted youngsters in a suburb of Hamburg.



Prof. Thomasius and his team, giving an overwiew of their work, treatment and research on internet addicted youngsters.



Further on, the delegation got information and insight on social networking and international youth work in the district of Schanzenviertel/St Pauli, by a visit to the Haus der Familie (house of family). They also visited the children’s home of SME e.V.


 Information on the “job- project” at Haus der Familie in Hamburg-St Pauli.




The exchange finally found an end by a visit to Berlin. Alongside with members of the german delegation we visited the Bundestag (german parliament), the Brandenburger Tor (brandenburg gate) the Memorial for the Murdered European Jews and Checkpoint Charly.


Members of both delegations on a tour of the Bundestag (german parliament)



It was a wonderful and extremly interesting exchange and we would like to continue the good relationship between Shanghai and Hamburg.


Many greetings to Shanghai.


 Gefördert durch:

KJP – Programm Internationale Jugendarbeit

Freie Hansestadt Hamburg – Behörde für Arbeit, Soziales, Familie und Integration

Freie Hansestadt Hamburg – Senatskanzlei